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Indiana Pumpkin Growers Association

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Indiana State Fair weigh off is Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Entry fee is $40.  $60 after July 1st until July 28th.

The weigh-off will be held in the Purdue Extension Agriculture and Horticulture building.

Parking is free for exhibitors at the Indiana School for the Deaf on the north side of the fairgrounds.

Parking lot P            You receive six admission tickets with your entry fee!

Check in 7:00-9:30 am.  Weigh-off at 12:00 pm   Awards at 1:30 pm  All times EST

Click here to register online through the State Fair website.

Click here for the two pages of rules about the Giant Pumpkin contest from the rulebook.

Click here for the entire rulebook.

 

Other Weigh-Offs:

Wasson Nursery:  Fishers, Indiana   This will be a new weigh-off for this year.  Saturday, September 30th, 2017.

Directions?  Click here.  13279 E. 126th St. Fishers, IN 46037

 

Fair Oaks Farms:   Weigh-off is  Saturday, October 7th, 2017.  Fair Oaks is a generous sponsor of our club. Please plan on attending! Exit 220 off I-65

                                                                                                   Directions?  Click here.

Other contests close to us:

Operation Pumpkin in Hamilton, OH on Friday, October 13th, 2017

Roberts Family Farm:  September 16th, 2017.   Guston, KY

 

Just looking for seeds???  $20 per year to join our club.

We’ll send you great seeds to get you started.

(Example of seeds received with membership)

 

2017 Insect and disease control program and club bulk orders

Click here:  (We’ll help you keep your plants alive!)

All Time Top Ten Giant Pumpkin list

(maintained by IPGA  12/07/2016 updated)

 

Indiana record pumpkin – 1739 lbs  Mark Goodman from Marion, IN

Indiana Top-Ten Giant Pumpkins list

Fair Oaks Weigh-off 2016

IPGA links

Miscellaneous pictures from past weigh-offs

All Indiana State fruit records

Comprehensive guide to growing Atlantic Giant Pumpkins

World Record Atlantic Giant pumpkin: 2,624.6 lbs

Origin of Dills Atlantic Giant pumpkins by Steve Connolly

Pumpkin seed genetics and statistics

Big Pumpkins message board: Pests, diseases and other problems

Our old website:  www.ipga.us